"My father died in one hundred and thirty two minutes." That is the first line of this book that I will never forget because it is so haunting. Though this first line may deter you because it seems sad, I swear this will be one of the best book you will ever read (most likely). This book is about a teenager named Taylor Markham, and she currently is a leader at a school and has to lead them through territory wars…Continue
Edward Snowden, perhaps the most wanted man since Osama bin Laden, is not who you probably think he is. The general public thinks of him as a traitor to the United States because he leaked "valuable" information that the NSA has been collecting. In actuality, if you read The Snowden Files, you will see that he did not leak any information that could have caused national security issues. In Snowden's own words,…Continue
When most people are asked about economics, they are generally clueless as to what it is. According to the author, he defines economics as how the world works and is used above all as a science of measurement. In this book called Freakonomics, it is used to find the answers to questions that typically would not be asked. But they end up questions that you wished you have asked. The questions are so…Continue
As iPads and Kindles get more prevalent in today's society, they bring up the issue of their ease of use for their main function: reading books, magazines, and such. But I am not focusing on everybody that uses them, only specifically on students because we utilize this devices a lot in English for reading books. The question is: are they really more efficient than paper books?
I say no for several reasons. First, when writing a paper, I need to find quotes. Though the iBooks…Continue